Cabot Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 early Monday evening.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 knots diminishing to south 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 984 mb located over the southeastern
United States.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Long Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:29 AM AST 23 January 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern United States will move
slowly northeast to lie south of Cape Cod by Tuesday evening.
Easterly gales ahead of the low are expected to develop over Georges
Bank this evening and will slowly spread northeast to reach eastern
shore and Sable by Tuesday evening. Beyond the current forecast
period, gales are likely to spread to most northern and eastern
waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, and
East Scotian Slope.

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